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Hook and Hoof in Willoughby to Cease Normal Restaurant Operations and Reopen as Cocktail Lounge

Chaz Bloom and Hunter Toth reopened their four-year-old Willoughby restaurant Hook and Hoof (4125 Erie St., 440-571-5312) on June 17. Since then they have experienced...

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More Than Half of All Ohio Restaurants Fear They'll Permanently Close This Year, According to Survey

According to a recent survey conducted by the Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA), more than half of respondents (107 surveyed) said they fear they'll have...

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Bourbon Street Barrel Room in Tremont to Reopen on Friday August 7 After More Than Four Months of Being Closed

Like most restaurants, Bourbon Street Barrel Room (2393 Professor Ave., 216-298-4400) has been closed since the middle of March. But unlike many of its brethren, it has...

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Chicago's Home of Chicken and Waffles Has Closed

Chicago's Home of Chicken and Waffles on Prospect Ave. has closed. The restaurant and building are set to go on the market for $1.2...

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Tabletop Board Game Cafe Reopens With Added Safety Measures

Tabletop Board Game Cafe in Ohio City is reopening with plexiglass dividers, reduced capacity and a reservations-only operation. "These rules will be enforced by...

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Attention Hipsters: Coca-Cola Launches Topo Chico-Branded Hard Seltzer

Coca-Cola this week announced its first foray into alcoholic beverages — a Topo Chico hard seltzer slated for a 2021 U.S. launch, CNBC reports....

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Ohio Prepares for Dad Drinking Schedules After Gov. DeWine Asks for 10 p.m. Last Call to Stem Coronavirus Tide

Gov. Mike DeWine announced today, in yet another belated example of leadership, that he will ask the Ohio Liquor Control Commission to limit bars and restaurants...

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Chimi, Doug Katz's New South American Ghost Kitchen, Is a Delight, Especially In Our Current Circumstances

When we order takeout from our favorite restaurant, we typically have a dine-in experience with which to associate those dishes. In fact, it is...

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Great Lakes Announces It'll Re-Close Brewpub For Now Because of Coronavirus Concerns

A few months into Ohio's attempted reopening, coronavirus infections have continued, the state is hitting numbers for cases and hospitalizations not seen since the...

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Lox, Stock and Brisket to Open New Shop at Van Aken District this Friday

It's all systems go for Lox, Stock and Brisket (3401 Tuttle Rd.), which will reopen this weekend at Van Aken District. Chef and owner Anthony Zappola shuttered the...

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Hola Tacos to Replace Barroco Arepa Bar on Larchmere

Today is the last day of business for Barroco Arepa Bar (12718 Larchmere Blvd., 216-938-9301) off Shaker Square, reports owner Juan Vergara. But Vergara...

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Angelo's in Lakewood, Forest City Brewery Among Restaurants and Bars Scaling Back Operations as Coronavirus Cases Continue

Ohio restaurants and bars were shuttered in March at the onset of the pandemic, along with almost everything else. It wasn't until early May...

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Prosperity Social Club Reopens Friday, July 31

Prosperity Social Club (1109 Starkweather Ave., 216-937-1938) has been shuttered since March, but the beloved Tremont saloon will reopen its doors on Friday, July...

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Cleveland Burger Week Returns in August With $6 Burgers From Your Favorite Cleveland Restaurants

Amidst all the bad news, some good news. Scene's Cleveland Burger Week is returning this year from August 17-23. From gourmet blends to off-menu...

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Der Braumeister Restaurant Reopens With Interior, Exterior Improvements Wednesday, July 22

Der Braumeister Restaurant (13046 Lorain Ave., 216-671-6220) has been closed to the public for two months, but stayed busy thanks to a catering contract...

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Panera Is Giving Out Unlimited Free Coffee All Summer and God Bless Them

The world is crap and everything is a nightmare, but there are still a few rays of sunshine in this hellscape as we slide...

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Sauce the City Galley Signs First Food Tenant, Twisted Taino Latin Eatery

Chef Jose Miguel Melendez applied for one of the original kitchen spots at the Ohio City Galley, making it all the way to the...

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Betts Restaurant, the Replacement for Parker's Downtown, to Open in Kimpton Schofield Hotel on August 6

In March, the Kimpton Schofield Hotel in downtown Cleveland shuttered its restaurant Parker’s. The move was done in accordance with the statewide shutdown, but...

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LBM in Lakewood to Reopen Monday, July 20 for Dine-In, Take-Out and New Outdoor Dining

LBM (12301 Madison Ave., 216-712-4692), everybody’s favorite Viking-themed neighborhood cocktail bar in Lakewood, has announced plans to fully reopen for indoor, take-out and new sidewalk...

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Every Vote Counts Ohio Beer Collaboration Aims to Boost Statewide Voter Registration

A new Ohio brewery collaboration aims to raise awareness and registration numbers among state voters. The campaign — called Raise a Glass to Democracy...

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Sapporo Sushi to Close Downtown Spot on Aug 1 and Reopen in Lakewood on Aug 11 as Hako

Sapporo Sushi (1906 E. 6th St., 216-579-7000) has been a downtown mainstay for 15 years. The small shop on the alleyway, beloved for its sushi,...

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